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Dutch Fort Kota Belanda, Pangkor Island - Malaysia Travel Influencer

Dutch Fort  known as Kota Belanda is a fort located in Pangkor Island, it was built by the Dutch in the year 1670. The fort was constructed to control the tin market and hide from the local sultanate of Perak. Today the fort has become popular among tourists that visit Pulau Pangkor (Pangkor Island). The fort ruins still visible, you may visit the big garden and see the remaining ruined walls.  There are also available some souvenirs stalls in the garden, where you can purchase any goodies or souvenirs. Admission: Free entry  Address: 32300 Pangkor Island, Perak (location below)  

Cow slaughtering second day of Eid Al Adha 2017

Cow slaughtering on the second day of Eid Al Adha 2017. During the annual Haj pilgrimage, Muslims observe the Eid Al Adha. 

Eid Al Adha is celebrated with special Eid Prayer in the morning and visiting the families, exchanging eid wishes and eat together special dishes prepared for Eid. 

Also on the Eid Al Adha the Muslims will  sacrifice an animal, an act known as 'Qurban', basically means to give the meat in charity to the poor, the person who pay for the cow will take a small amount back home and the rest will be distributed to the poor people. 

Those who would like to participate in the Qurban will give a specific amount with the intended parts of a cow to the mosque to be arranged to be sacrificed on the Eid, and the mosque community will purchase the livestock and together will sacrifice the animals.

Below is a video take here in Alor Setar, today at the Mosque Sultanah Bahiyah.

 

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